01.04.2019 | Checks in the prison "Artik". Most violations registered have been eliminated on the spot.

Inspections carried out by the RA Prosecutor's Office on the implementation of the basic rights of detainees and convicts in the penitentiaries of the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Armenia and the conditions for the maintenance of the conditions of punishment continue. In that framework, regular checks have been  carried out by the Department of Supervision over Legality of Penalties and Other Means of Compulsion of the RA General Prosecutor's Office and the Prosecutor's Office of Shirak region  at "Artik" penitentiary of the RA Ministry of Justice.

During the inspection, some violations have been registered, and corresponding instructions have been  given to eliminate them. It turned out that the detainees in the penitentiary institution did not undergo medical and preventive studies at least once a year. All reported violations have been discussed in detail with the administration of the penitentiary institution. Most of them have been eliminated in the course of the inspection and the other on the elimination of which requires some time, the administration of the penitentiary institution has undertaken to implement in a short time and report the results to the RA Prosecutor’s Office.

According to the petition sent by the prosecutor of the region to the Deputy Minister of Justice of the Republic of Armenia and the head of the penitentiary service of the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Armenia, it has been  proposed to take effective measures to identify and eliminate the causes of violations and omissions.